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Could this be Midnight Special (2016)? The protagonist is a young boy chased by the government. At the end of the film we see his futuristic city. Roy barrels through a roadblock, driving inside the perimeter as the Army scrambles to chase them. Alton and Sarah exit the car and run into the woods. Roy and Lucas lead the Army on a wild goose chase while ...


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I think this might be the 2008 film Doomsday In 2008, an unknown killer virus, known as the "Reaper Virus", has infected the country of Scotland. Unable to contain the outbreak or cure the infected, the British government builds a massive 30-foot wall that isolated Scotland from the rest of Great Britain. Whilst the quarantine was deemed a success,...


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This is presumably the 2013 film The Host. It matches pretty well. The human race has been taken over by small parasitic aliens called "Souls". They travel to planets inserting themselves into a host body of that planet's dominant species while suppressing the host's consciousness. Deeming the humans too violent to deserve the planet, they have ...


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There's a 2013 The Host movie which matches that description. From Wikipedia: The human race has been taken over by small parasitic aliens called "Souls". They travel to planets inserting themselves into a host body of that planet's dominant species while suppressing the host's consciousness. Deeming the humans too violent to deserve the planet, ...


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This is almost certainly K-PAX. The movie dates from 2001 so is just within the timeframe given by OP. The movie centres around a psychologist (Jeff Bridges) as he tries to get to the bottom of the story of one of his patients (played by Kevin Spacey). The interrogation/interview vibe as noted in the question is the conversations that are had between the ...


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The "good produce" line is from K-Pax, starring Kevin Spacey (2001) https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0272152/?ref_=ttls_li_tt


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I see it differently. Wonka saw Charlie ride home each evening as he would pass the factory. He knew Charlie was working to help his family and he swa him as selfless. He also had a dilemma. Who would run the factory after he was gone. To this end he felt like Charlie had 'the right stuff" to do it, but he had to be sure. The whole contest was set up ...


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I haven't seen the movie myself, but with some help from Google, what you are describing sounds a lot like the alternative ending to the movie They The movie starred Lauren Rogan, who is blonde. Alternate endings Two alternate endings were shot but neither of them made it to the final cut, they include: After the incident in the subway the film's plot cuts ...


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This is the 2015 film June. As the film opens, a baby girl is placed on a sort of sacrificial altar by a group of shroud wearing adults. Their leader cuts her hand open and drips blood on the child’s forehead, preparing to summon something. But at the last minute, the child is rescued from its predicament by one of the attendees, who then runs off with the ...


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Might the answer be the movie "Core", in which the earth loses its protective magnetic field?


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This reminded me of the Ray Bradbury story Frost and Fire, which was made into a film, Quest, in 1984.


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In addition to other answers this could be any number of vampire films, but it makes me think in particular of 1987's Near Dark, in which the protagonist is a vampire and hiding in shadows / burning in sunlight is a recurring theme. Trailer:


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This is The Ultimate Warrior released in 1975, starring Yul Brynner (the bald guy). Set in a post apocalyptic New York, it depicts the struggles of a small enclave of inhabitants attempting to survive in a compound beset with packs of starving pillagers. You can watch the relevant scene here:


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This could be The Mole People, best known for its appearance during the eighth season of Mystery Science Theater 3000. A group of mountaineering explorers (led by Shirley Temple's ex-husband, the extremely "moist" John Agar) discover an underground remnant of the ancient Sumerian civilization, where the people are so lacking in melanin that ...


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Could this be The Chronicles of Riddick? There's a scene where various characters are climbing an outcrop. When the sun touches them, they burn horribly.


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Could this be Missile to the Moon as per Movie about the sun being too hot it burned and kill very fast? .... Right near the end the lunar astronauts are trying to evade "rock men" while staying in the shadows. One astronaut, escaped convict stowaway Gary, refuses to drop the bags of diamonds he has collected. With the extra weight he is not ...


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This is the 1998 film The Faculty, about a group of six teenagers who defend their town from mind-controlling alien parasites. One of the main characters is a football player, and a major scene takes place at a high school football game. There is also a scene where the teenagers snort a homemade powdered drug in order to demonstrate that none of them are ...


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Death Watch (1980) It sounds like this movie, here is the 1st few paragraphs from the plot summary on Wikipedia: The film is set in a future where death from illness has become rare. When Katherine Mortenhoe is diagnosed as having an incurable disease, she becomes a celebrity and is besieged by journalists. The television company NTV (headed by Vincent ...


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Pretty sure you're looking for Cyborg 3: The Recycler from 1994. Cash, the heroine of Cyborg 2, is living safe in the free zone. But not for long. Biomechanical problems are taking down her systems and a visit to a doctor in Silica confirms her worst fears. She is more then a marvel of cyborg technology. She is the first of her kind to become a creator - ...


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Sounds like Time Warp, a TV movie from 1981 with Adam West. After a long space journey, an astronaut returns home to his family--only to discover that he has somehow gone through a "time warp" and is now one year into the future, rendering him invisible to all those around him. However, his dog (and a couple of parrots) do sense him. The movie is ...


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This seems to be the 1990 Italian sci-fi film Fuga dal paradiso AKA Flight\Escape from Paradise again (I already answered a couple of similar questions, one of them here). It's about people living underground in a post-apocalyptic world, and a young couple who communicate through screens that decide to escape together and reach the surface. Here's the cover (...


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You're looking for a strange independent film called Lift from 1997. Young pizza delivery man Larry wanders through the desert waiting for the aliens to land - he believes in everything he hears and does anything anyone tells him. One of the people he meets along the way is some weird evangelist who invites him to his motel room, rambles on about ...


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You're looking for the Australian VR horror film Subterano from 2003. Eleven souls, trapped in an underground carpark, are attacked by deadly, remote controlled toys. Only a few will survive. People being killed one by one, Daft Punk helmet guy attached to a big cable, the pink-haired girl with knee-high socks attacked in a toilet, it's all there. Here's a ...


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Tales of Manhattan based on the Mexican novel Story of a Tailcoat. (1942) IMDB link It's an anthology film with multiple short stories following the bad luck people have with this coat. The scenes you describe are part of the final story in the film: The topcoat ends up in a second-hand shop, has an adventure with a tale featured W. C. Fields, Phil Silvers ...


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Very scant info in your question but it is possible that this is one of the versions of The Girl Who Leapt Through Time. There is an anime version from 2006 in which the object that allows time travel was a small nut-shaped item which you can clearly see in the trailer at about 34 seconds... .. and also a live action version ...


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This looks it's a Panasonic RS-257S as you can see in this Google search. If you compare this image to the posted image you can see that the "IC" of "PANASONIC" isn't entirely scraped off.


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If you look closely, as he enter the room he's using the toothbrush as intended, for cleaning his teeth. When he grabs his tea, he puts the pointy end of the toothbrush in his ear, presumably to avoid having to put the wet end down on an unclean surface while his hands are otherwise occupied. The script describes it thusly, without offering commentary. ...


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Looks like it could be 'Living Hell' from 2008; TV release then on DVD, not in the cinema. a creature that feeds on any kind of energy Yes; it can use heat or light to grow (from the Wikipedia summary). Not only is it immune to bullets, but they also make it bigger. Seen in the trailer, as it's shot it moves faster towards the soldier. looks like ...


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The movie I was looking for was actually a German movie: Zucker – Eine wirklich süße Katastrophe (1989). The translation is Sugar - A really Sweet Catastrophe. It's about cellulose-eating microbes. And it is only 30 years old! An English version does not seem to exist. The marriage of the research couple Kaminski is characterized by the fact that one ...


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